HC remands Ajith Prasanna till Feb.7

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High Court Judge Dhammika Ganepola today remanded retired Maj. Ajith Prasanna till February 7 on charges of making defamatory statements against the Colombo Chief Magistrate and a High Court Judge at a news conference held on December 6, 2019.

It was organised by a group known as, 'War heroes for Mother Lanka'.

At the inquiry Senior State Counsel Janaka Bandanara said the Rtd. Maj. had made defamatory and offensive comments against Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratna for releasing Rajitha Senaratne on bail and against High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitya. (T. Farook Thajudeen)

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  • S.P.Ramkumar Friday, 24 January 2020 07:45 PM

    Retired Maj. Ajith Prasanna have to go for mental illness checking.

    Nimal Nanayakkara Friday, 24 January 2020 08:08 PM

    High court judges are not a superior breed. There Should be freedom of speech, even to criticise The judiciary.

    cineha Friday, 24 January 2020 08:59 PM

    This guy opens his big mouth for anything and everything in order to be in the media lime light.


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